‘The Crown’: Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies Take Their Place as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

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Olivia Colman should be getting used to looking regal by now.

Netflix has released a pair of new images for its upcoming third season of “The Crown,” courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, which show off the new versions of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Princess Margaret.

Colman will begin her two-season reign as the British monarch, taking the place of Claire Foy, as the Netflix series brings in an entirely new cast for the third season that jumps forward 12 years. The British actress is coming off her role as another monarch in the film “The Favourite,” where she portrayed Queen Anne.

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Colman will have some tough shoes to fill, with Claire Foy earning rave reviews for her two-season portrayal of the Queen during the beginning of her reign.

The third season jumps ahead to the mid-1970s, covering the rise of Prime Minister Harold Wilson (Jason Wakins) and the decline of Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones (Ben Daniels, who replaces Matthew Goode from season 2). The season will also introduce adult versions of Prince Charles and Princess Anne, who will be played by Josh O’Connor and Erin Doherty. The rest of the new cast includes Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip and Helena Bonham-Carter as Prince Margaret.

“The Crown” will return sometime in 2019 on Netflix. Go to EW to check out more images.

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‘The Crown’ Casts Older Prince Charles, Queen Mother for Season 3 Time Jump

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The royal family in Netflix’s “The Crown” is growing. The roles of Prince Charles and the Queen Mother are set for the upcoming Season 3, which will see a time jump that required the recasting of all central roles.

Josh O’Connor and Marion Bailey will play the older versions of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth’s son, and Queen Elizabeth’s mother, respectively, the streaming service announced via Twitter Thursday. They replace Julian Baring and Victoria Hamilton in the roles.

The way Netflix has worked (and is expected to continue to work) this particular show is to swap out its actors every two seasons to allow for the progression of the story of Queen Elizabeth’s life.

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“I am thrilled to be joining the firm for the next instalment of ‘The Crown,’” O’Connor said in a statement. “Seasons 3 and 4 will follow some of the most turbulent events in the Prince of Wales’s life and our national story and I’m excited to be bringing to life the man in the midst of it all. I’m very aware it’s a formidably talented family to be joining, but reliably informed I have the ears for the part and will fit right in.”

“Wonderful to be joining ‘The Crown,’” Bailey added. It’s a brilliant show and we have a tough act to follow but what a gift to be playing the fascinating and greatly loved Queen Mother. Thrilled to be on board and working with such a top notch team.”

The new cast members join previously announced stars Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth (replacing Claire Foy); Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip (replacing Matt Smith), Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret (in for Vanessa Kirby), Ben Daniels as Lord Snowdon (replacing Matthew Goode) and Erin Doherty as Princess Anne, among others.

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See Netflix’s casting announcement below.

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— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) July 26, 2018

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Netflix has unveiled the first-look photos of Helena Bonham Carter and Ben Daniels in “The Crown.”

See our new Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdown here:

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— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) July 18, 2018

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— The Crown (@TheCrownNetflix) July 18, 2018

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Clearly, producers (or Netflix) are keen on assigning one-word descriptions to the characters. The word for Olivia Colman’s Queen Elizabeth II was “patience” — see her first-look photo here.

Vanessa Kirby played Princess Margaret on the first two seasons of the royal drama. Matthew Goode was Lord Snowdon.

The way Netflix has worked (and is expected to continue to work) this particular show is to swap out its actors every two seasons, which means that Bonham Carter will likely smoke that long cigarette for Seasons 3 and 4 before it’s puff-puff-passed to a new actress. And don’t get too comfortable behind that camera (or in front of Netflix’s), Daniels.

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‘Ocean’s 8’ Steals $4 Million at Thursday Box Office

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“Ocean’s 8” earned $4 million at the Thursday box office, on its way to a mid-$30s opening weekend.

In comparison, the all-female remake of “Ghostbusters” earned $3.4 million in previews before grossing $46 million its opening weekend.

“Ocean’s 8” follows Danny Ocean’s estranged sister, Debbie (Sandra Bullock) as she organizes an elaborate heist to steal a priceless $150 million necklace from the Met Gala. The film’s ensemble cast includes Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Awkwafina, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, James Corden and Dakota Fanning. Gary Ross directed from a script he co-wrote with Olivia Milch, with Soderbergh producing with Susan Ekins. The film currently has a 71 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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The production budget for “Ocean’s 8” was a reported $70 million. By comparison, “Ocean’s Eleven” was made on an $85 million budget and opened domestically to $38.1 million. While that figure is not an apples-to-apples comparison because “Eleven” was released in 2001, consider that the George Clooney-fronted heist classic went on to have incredible legs with a $183 million domestic total and $450 million made worldwide.

“Ocean’s 12” grossed $39.2 million in 2004, while “13” earned $35.1 million in 2007.

Also coming out in wide release but with smaller screen counts are A24’s terrifying horror film “Hereditary,” which grossed $1.3 million in previews from 2,964 theaters, and Global Road’s stylish action thriller “Hotel Artemis.” Both films are projected to open to $6-8 million this weekend.

Written and directed by Ari Aster, “Hereditary” was made for less than $10 million. The horror tale stars Toni Collette as Annie Graham, a woman whose family discovers a horrifying secret about their heritage after the family matriarch passes away. The film, also starring Alex Wolff, has received critical acclaim since its premiere at Sundance, earning a 94 percent RT score.

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“Hotel Artemis” grossed $271,000 from 1800 locations on Thursday. The film stars Jodie Foster as The Nurse, a mysterious woman who runs a members-only hospital for criminals in a dystopian, near-future Los Angeles. Written and directed by Drew Pearce, the thriller also stars Sterling K. Brown, Sofia Boutella, Jeff Goldblum, Brian Tyree Henry, Jenny Slate, Zachary Quinto, Charlie Day, and Dave Bautista. It currently has a 57 percent RT score.

In limited release, Focus Features will put out “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Directed by Morgan Neville, who won an Oscar for his documentary “20 Feet From Stardom,” the film looks at the life and career of Fred Rogers, the famed creator of the children’s PBS series “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Releasing in Los Angeles and New York this weekend, the film has been wildly praised since its Sundance premiere, earning a 99 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

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‘Ocean’s 8’ Stars Reveal What They’ve Stolen in Real Life

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“Ocean’s 8” is about a supersized heist that takes place during the annual Met Gala in New York. It turns out that some of the movie’s stars have stolen in real life, too — though not on the level of a $150 million Cartier necklace.

Entertainment Tonight spoke to Rihanna, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Sarah Paulson at Tuesday night’s New York premiere about the things they’ve jacked off screen.

“I stole Chinese food,” said Rihanna, adding that it’s a “long story.”

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Bullock shared that she once stole something “in the candy family” and that she was “young and didn’t know any better.” Blanchett stole some “bread rolls,” she said.

“It was a velvet bodysuit. It had a snap crotch,” Paulson said. “A couple of my friends and I did it together.”

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“Ocean’s 8” also stars Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter. It follows Debbie Ocean (Bullock) who is fresh out of prison when she recruits a team of thieves to rob the Met during the famed Met Gala in New York City.

Directed by Gary Ross, “Ocean’s 8” hits theaters on Friday.

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The right people have been hired, and everyone is where they’re supposed to be. That level of planning makes the heist in “Ocean’s 8” run fairly smoothly. As for the film itself, similarly curated with care, it gets the job done without ever being one for the record books.

The idea of a spin on the breezy “Ocean’s” capers featuring an all-female cast is a great one, and the crew assembled here represents an octet of terrific screen presences. So terrific, in fact, that it’s hard not to mentally leap to how great the movie could have been while it amiably spins its wheels. It’s not a waste of time, but it does feel like a wasted opportunity.

Take Sandra Bullock: as mastermind Debbie Ocean, who has spent years in jail concocting an intricate scheme to rob the annual Met Gala, she’s brilliantly deadpan in the early scenes, in which she convinces an off-screen parole board member (voiced by Griffin Dunne) that she’s through with crime and ready to work a day job and pay her bills. Soon thereafter, she’s shoplifting half of the Bergdorf Goodman makeup counter before grifting her way into a luxury hotel suite.

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So far, so good. But as soon as Debbie starts assembling the rest of the team, “Ocean’s 8” relegates Bullock into the straight-man role, standing back as her fellow castmates get their moment in the spotlight. (The film does the same to Cate Blanchett, playing Debbie’s second-in-command Lou.)

And for the other six leads, those moments in the spotlight are fleeting, leaving us wanting more. Like the recent “Book Club,” “Ocean’s 8” is at its sharpest when its talented cast gets to sit down and just bounce off each other, but both films underserve those moments.

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Debbie’s scheme involves the participation of a down-on-her-luck fashion designer (Helena Bonham-Carter), a hacker (Rihanna), a pickpocket (rapper Awkwafina), a jeweler (Mindy Kaling), and a thief-turned-soccer-mom (Sarah Paulson). And if major movie star Daphne Kluger (Anne Hathaway) gets stuck in the middle of Debbie’s machinations, well, too bad for her.

(There’s also a quartet of veteran actresses who come aboard toward the end of the scheme, and in a just world, they’d get a spin-off of their own.)

The actresses dig into the material as much they’re allowed, and while the screenplay by Olivia Milch and director Gary Ross (“The Hunger Games”) doesn’t give any of them enough to do, everyone in the ensemble manages to carve out a moment or two of deft comedy, whether it’s minimalist banter or broad slapstick.

The MVP winds up being Anne Hathaway, trolling the detractors who think she’s an irritating It Girl by playing, brilliantly, an irritating It Girl. (And if you aren’t taking Hathaway seriously as an actress, go back and watch last year’s underrated “Colossal.”)

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Ross — and seriously, they hired a man to direct this? — definitely nails the mechanics of the heist and its aftermath, and he and editor Juliette Welfling (“Dheepan”) keep it all breezing along, even if “Ocean’s 8” never quite delivers the danger or excitement promised by the score from Daniel Pemberton (“Molly’s Game”). (If you want a heist movie with actual stakes or suspense, skip the “Ocean’s” series and go dig up “Rififi” on FilmStruck.)

Cinematographer Eigil Bryld (“In Bruges”) gives the proceedings the high-gloss of a SkyMall catalog, which is appropriate for a movie about robbing a legendary Cartier necklace at fashion’s most exclusive event. (Zac Posen, Heidi Klum, Anna Wintour and a host of other real-life Met Gala attendees pop in to cameo as themselves.) And between the sheen and the talented performers, “Ocean’s 8” does eventually coast on froth and good will.

What it doesn’t do is live up to the big score that this crew might have pulled off under better supervision.



‘The Crown’: Jason Watkins Cast as British Prime Minister Harold Wilson

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“The Crown” has elected its latest prime minister, and officially confirmed its new edition to the royal family for Season 3.

BAFTA-winning actor Jason Watkins has been cast as former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter will be taking over as Princess Margaret for Vanessa Kirby, Netflix announced Thursday.

In another bit of news that might force fans to have a stiff upper lip, the streaming service also revealed that Season 3 will not premiere until 2019.

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This third installment will pick up in 1964 and follow Wilson’s two terms as the British prime minister, from 1964 to 1979 and again from 1974 to 1976.

Because of the time jump from Season 2, new actors like Carter are being brought in to replace the core cast as their older counterparts. Tobias Menzies will take Matt Smith’s place as Prince Philip, with Olivia Colman filling Claire Foy’s shoes as Queen Elizabeth II.

“I’m not sure which I’m more terrified about – doing justice to the real Princess Margaret or following in the shoes of Vanessa Kirby’s Princess Margaret,” Carter said in a statement. “The only thing I can guarantee is that I’ll be shorter (than Vanessa).”

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“I am delighted to become part of this exceptional show,” Watkins added. “And so thrilled to be working once again with Peter Morgan. Harold Wilson is a significant and fascinating character in our history. So looking forward to bringing him to life, through a decade that transformed us culturally and politically. And excited to be working so closely with Olivia; and the whole team.”

“The Crown” Season 3 will launch in 2019 on Netflix.

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Sandra Bullock Says Sarah Paulson Tried Singing Like Rihanna on the Set of ‘Ocean’s 8’ (Video)

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While Sandra Bullock can’t reveal much about her upcoming film “Ocean’s 8,” the actress did share some fun moments she had with co-stars Helena Bonham Carter and Sarah Paulson on set.

“For some reason what’s coming to mind is that Helena Bonham Carter was like a cat,” Bullock responded to a fan’s question in a video for InStyle. “I could take the laser pointer, and just at random moments I would point the laser pointer on the floor and she would jump out of the chair and follow it like a human cat. It was incredibly impressive.”

And “Sarah Paulson trying to sing like Rihanna,” added Bullock. “Never sounded like Rihanna. But she tried! We had a pretty good time.”

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The film follows Debbie Ocean (Bullock) who is fresh out of prison when she recruits a team of thieves to rob the Met during the famed Met Gala in New York City. Her partners in crime include Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Awkwafina, Paulson and Bonham Carter.

The film is scheduled to hit theaters on June 8, 2018. It is directed by Gary Ross, written by Ross and Olivia Milch, and produced by George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh.

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Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s Eleven” trilogy grossed over $400 million at the domestic box office between 2004 and 2007. Each installment made over $100 million.

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‘Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero’ Film Review: Dog Loves His Doughboys in Animated WWI True Story

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During his decade or so on earth, Stubby the terrier accomplished far more than some people (including me) will achieve in their human-length lifetimes. A Connecticut stray that became the most decorated dog in U.S. history, “Sergeant” Stubby’s exploits during World War I include locating and rescuing the wounded, capturing a German spy, and warning American and French troops about mustard gas strikes. He endured gas attacks himself, as well as grenade wounds.

For his 18 months of service, he was introduced to three presidents and given a cushy post-military gig as the mascot of the Georgetown Hoyas. Upon his death in 1926, the New York Times memorialized Sergeant Stubby with a half-page obituary, and his body was donated to the Smithsonian. To ask who’s a good boy in his presence would be an insult.

I can’t say that the world needed “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero,” the new animated biopic (doggopic? pupperpic?) about a wordless creature who, despite a few movie-like touches, is more animal than Pixar-ish humanoid. Cartoon Stubby moves, acts, and most importantly sounds like a real dog.

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Director and co-writer Richard Lanni (“The Americans in the Bulge”), who penned with Mike Stokey, smartly leans on naturalistic canine charm to tell a story that already feels too incredible to be true. At 75 minutes, the resulting feature is the definition of slight, but just winsome and optimistic enough to justify itself.

A young Army soldier, Robert Conroy (voiced by Logan Lerman), gives Stubby his accidental calling. A fateful encounter on the street — and the surprising leniency of Robert’s superiors — makes the stocky, diminutive canine a fixture on the base, where doughboys are being trained to fight the Germans. The human dramas range from predictable to wholly dispensable. Among Conroy’s buddies, Olsen (Jordan Beck) declares that he hates dogs and Schroeder (Jim Pharr) wants to prove that, despite his Teutonic accent, he belongs in his chosen home, not the one he left behind.

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In France, Conroy’s mentor becomes Baptiste (Gérard Depardieu), a genial Gaul who enjoys — wait for it — cheese and wine. A quasi-storyline about the gradual erosion of French prejudice against their American allies feels out of place. And the film’s narrator (Helena Bonham Carter), Conroy’s never-seen big sister and the only female “character,” feels like an element the writers shoehorned in to hit a marketing quadrant goal.

No matter. The plot hardly makes a difference, since the movie’s chief asset is its heartwarming but never Pollyanna-ish ambience. Exercising welcome restraint (especially for a children’s movie), Lanni never states the biggest lesson to be learned from Stubby’s story: That when talent, loyalty, and friendship are nurtured, there’s no telling what miracles may arise. Nothing is more dehumanizing than war, and it was crucial for soldiers in the trenches to feel a connection to their own humanity through a dog’s companionship — and wise of Conroy’s higher-ups to permit their troops the comfort that Stubby represented.

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Yes, it’s adorable when Conroy teaches Stubby how to salute, and when the dog dons a cape that the local villagers make for him as a thank-you gift for warning them about impending mustard gas. (The chemical weapon — rendered as a genuinely creepy neon-green smoke that Maleficent might swirl herself around in — is a standout image among otherwise unremarkable CG animation).

We never forget that this is war, and a loss late in the film is accordingly moving. Through it all runs Stubby, blissfully ignorant of human cruelty and unwaveringly stalwart in protecting those he loves.



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A new trailer for “Ocean’s 8” has dropped, and we’re in for one hell of a heist.

In the trailer, Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) is fresh out of prison when she recruits a team of thieves to rob the Met during the famed Met Gala in New York City. Her partners in crime include Cate Blanchett, Mindy Kaling, Sarah Paulson, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rihanna, and Awkwafina.

When asked why she’d jump back into a life of crime by Blanchett’s character, Bullock’s Ocean says, “Because it’s what I’m good at.”

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The film is slated to hit theaters on June 8, 2018. It is directed by Gary Ross, written by Ross and Olivia Milch, and produced by George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh.

Soderbergh’s “Ocean’s Eleven” trilogy grossed over $400 million at the domestic box office between 2004 and 2007. Each installment made over $100 million.

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‘The Crown’ Producers Apologize to Stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith Over Pay Gap ‘Media Storm’

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Producers of Netflix series “The Crown” have apologized to stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith for what Left Bank Pictures called the “media storm” the duo has found themselves in the middle of over their pay discrepancy.

“We want to apologize to both Claire Foy and to Matt Smith, brilliant actors and friends, who have found themselves at the center of a media storm this week through no fault of their own,” the producers said in a statement. “Claire and Matt are incredibly gifted actors who, along with the wider cast on ‘The Crown’ have worked tirelessly to bring our characters to life with compassion and integrity.”

“As the producers of ‘The Crown,’ we at Left Bank Pictures are responsible for budgets and salaries; the actors are not aware of who gets what, and cannot be held personally responsible for the pay of their colleagues,” the company continued.

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Foy was paid less than her male co-star, Smith, even though she played the Queen of England, producers Suzanne Mackie and Andy Harries said at the recent INTV Conference in Jerusalem.

Producers said that Smith was paid more because of his fame from “Doctor Who,” and that they won’t do the same for upcoming seasons.

“Going forward, no one gets paid more than the queen,” Mackie said Tuesday during the INTV Conference panel discussion, according to Variety.

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Foy, however, won’t get the benefit of a pay raise. Because of the show’s structure, which follows Queen Elizabeth II’s rule from its beginning through the mid-1960s, it’s time for a new set of actors to portray the royal couple.

For Seasons 3 and 4, Olivia Colman will play Queen Elizabeth. It’s still unknown who will play the older Prince Philip, but Helena Bonham-Carter has been tapped to play Elizabeth’s younger sister Princess Margaret, who was played by Vanessa Kirby it the first two seasons.

Foy won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy for her performance in Season 1, and another Golden Globe nomination for Season 2.

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Left Bank concluded its Tuesday statement with the following:

We understand and appreciate the conversation which is rightly being played out across society and we are absolutely united with the fight for fair pay, free of gender bias, and for a re-balancing of the industry’s treatment of women, both those in front of the camera and for those behind the scenes.

We all have a responsibility to do what we can to ensure that these issues are tackled, and as a leading production company we want to make our contribution to the debate. So, we are now going to be in talks with the Time’sUp UK campaign and ERA 50:50; organizations which are working to ensure all women have a voice.

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Holiday movie staple “Love Actually” has taken on a new dimension now that its star Emma Thompson has revealed that a scene in the 2003 film was inspired by her own real-life turmoil.

The scene in question is when her character Karen collapses into tears after she discovers a piece of jewelry that her husband (played by the late Alan Rickman) bought a mistress.

“That scene where my character is standing by the bed crying is so well known because it’s something everyone’s been through,” Thompson said during an event at the Tricycle Theatre in London over the weekend, according to The Telegraph.

The two-time Oscar winner then specified what fueled her performance in that moment in the film: Her ex-husband, actor-director Kenneth Branagh, cheated on her.

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“I had my heart very badly broken by Ken,” she said. “So I knew what it was like to find the necklace that wasn’t meant for me. Well it wasn’t exactly that, but we’ve all been through it.”

Thompson and Branagh ended their six-year marriage in 1995 after Branagh had an affair with Helena Bonham Carter. Branagh and Carter met on the set of 1994’s “Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.” Thompson has since forgiven the actress for the tryst.

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Robin Wright, Viola Davis, Julianne Moore, and Laura Linney are among the throng of 50 actresses over 50 currently making waves in Hollywood.

Nicole Kidman (birthdate: 06/20/67)

The Australian Oscar winner appeared in no less than four movies at 2017’s Cannes Film Festival.

Helena Bonham Carter (birthdate: 05/26/66)

After starring in 2015’s “Cinderella,” this Oscar nominee reprised a different Disney role as the Red Queen in “Alice Through the Looking Glass.”

Robin Wright (birthdate: 04/08/66)

A Golden Globe-winning actress, Wright plays Claire Underwood in Netflix’s “House of Cards” and will appear in 2017’s “Wonder Woman” and the long-awaited “Blade Runner” sequel.

Halle Berry

(birthdate: 08/14/66)

Aside from the fact that she’s the only black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress, she most recently starred in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and will be in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.”

Salma Hayek

(birthdate: 09/02/66)

Salma Hayek has been a household name since forever and it’s no wonder — she’s had notable movie roles  “Frida,” “Desperado,” and “Wild Wild West.”

Viola Davis (birthdate: 08/11/65)

An accomplished SAG and Emmy winner, Davis stars in ABC’s hit series “How to Get Away with Murder” and 2016’s “Suicide Squad.”

Gong Li (birthdate: 12/31/65)

After making her American film debut in 2006’s “Miami Vice,” Li helped bring Chinese cinema to Europe and the U.S.

Sarah Jessica Parker (birthdate: 03/25/65)

Following the enormous success of her breakout series “Sex and the City,” Jessica Parker starred in a string of romantic comedies. She stars in HBO’s new with comedy “Divorce.”

Diane Lane (birthdate: 01/22/65)

The Oscar nominee has been busy, voicing the mother in Pixar’s “Inside Out,” playing Cleo Trumbo in “Trumbo,” and Martha Kent in 2013’s “Man of Steel” and 2016’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

Vivica A. Fox (birthdate: 07/30/64).

Since the ’80s, Fox has made a name for herself in both film and TV, including appearances in Fox’s “Empire” and reprising her role as Jasmine Dubrow in “Independence Day: Resurgence.”

‘The Crown’: Vanessa Kirby All But Confirms Helena Bonham-Carter’s Casting

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“Honoured.” With that one word, Vanessa Kirby has essentially confirmed what has long been speculated: Helena Bonham-Carter is set to step into her role as Princess Margaret on the critically acclaimed Netflix drama “The Crown.” Kirby’s Instagram post shows her side-by-side with Bonham-Carter, with the caption “Honoured.”   Kirby has played the role of the […]